Straight from the Tracks of Lynnville

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Greetings from Lynnville, Tennessee.

Several events and activities will be taking place from now until Christmas in Lynnville. To remember dates for all the upcoming activities, get a calendar and mark all the dates so you will not miss anything. Some months form now until Christmas have two or three things happening.

Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Lynnville First Presbyterian Church will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the building of the church in 1867. The congregation of the church is 208 years old, older than the Downtown Presbyterian Church in Nashville. At 10:00 a.m., everyone will gather in the sanctuary of the church for a time of remembering when about the church. At 11:00 a.m., David Wood, minister of the church and former minister, Blake Hawthorne will conduct the service. There will be special music for the service. Following the service, a catered lunch will be served. This event is certainly a milestone for the church and we thank God for this beautiful place to worship. The Lynnville First Presbyterian Church is located on Church Street in Lynnville.

The Lynnville Line, Lynnville’s newspaper will be out for the month of September. Papers are available at the Lynnville City Hall and the Lynnville Branch of First National Bank. The papers have events happening in and around town, plus articles written about Lynnville’s history. There are also recipes in the paper for readers to enjoy. Anyone with an item for the newspaper should call the Lynnville City Hall at 527-3158.

Vendors wanting to reserve a booth for the Lynnville Christmas Village should call 527-0032, 527-3922, or 527-3466. November 11 is the date for the Christmas Village beginning at 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Lynnville Municipal Building and the C. T. Reid Theater. A Christmas Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at a cost of $7.00 per plate. THIS is the Christmas Village with the great food. Be sure to mark your calendar on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

The Lynnville Country Fair On The Square will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Entries will be takes from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Judging will start at 10:00 a.m. Fair pamphlets will be available at Lynnville Merchants. More details in this column.

Saturday evening, October 28 at five o’clock p.m., the Town of Lynnville will once again sponsor the “Trunk-Or-Treat” for Halloween on the Town Square. All children are asked to dress up in their costumes and come to Lynnville to the Trunk-Or-Treat!!!!

At five o’clock p.m. on Sunday, November 26, the Town of Lynnville will have a program and the “Lighting of the Town Christmas Tree” and the other lights on the square and the train. There will be a program of singing and speaking. Following the program, there will be a reception in the Municipal Building for everyone to attend.

Mark your calendar for the annual “33rd Lynnville Lighted Christmas Parade” to be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017, beginning at five o’clock p.m. starting from the Robert Dunnavant Park located on Industrial Park Drive. The theme for the parade is “O Christmas Tree”.

More details about the parade in this column.

The Lynnville Truck and Tractor Pull will be held on Saturday, September 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m. when the children’s pedal pull starts and the Antique Tractor and Truck Classes will start at 6:00 p.m. This pull will be at the Robert Dunnavant Park. Bring your lawn chairs. Admission is adults $10.00 each, children ages 7 to 12 is $5.00 and children under 7 years old is free. All proceeds go to make improvements for the Town of Lynnville.

Hope everyone is enjoying the nice cool weather.